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“Parkinsonian” Worms May Hold the Key to Identifying Drugs for Parkinson’s Disease, Says Scientist

“Parkinsonian” Worms May Hold the Key to Identifying Drugs for Parkinson’s Disease, Says Scientist

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have devised a simple test, using dopamine-deficient worms, for identifying drugs that may help people with Parkinson’s disease.

Drug Design, Environmental Sustainability, Oil Recovery Receive Private Grand Challenge Research Funds

Seven University of Texas at Austin researchers are confronting what the scientific community has defined as this century's grand challenges in drug design, environmental sustainability and improved oil recovery using Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty awards for 2011-12.

Lance Armstrong, Drug Use in Elite Sports Topics of Lecture by Renowned Authority

Event: Dr. Verner Moeller, a top international scholar at Denmark's Aarhus University, will be the guest speaker at The University of Texas at Austin's first McCraw Lecture of 2010-11. Moeller will discuss doping and the media in elite sports, focusing on whether or not media allegations that seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has…   » Continue Reading

World Record-Holding Powerlifters, Scholars Win Lifetime Achievement Award

Drs. Terry and Jan Todd, faculty members in the College of Education's Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, have been honored in London, England, with the Oscar Heidenstam Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award.